Jaana Moisio with (l-r) Caroline, 7, Lauren, 11, and Moisio’s husband, Tom Bennett. The girls have three piggy banks marked ‘save,’ ‘spend’ and ‘share.’ The ‘save’ money goes to the bank to pay for college and the ‘share’ goes to the Children’s Home…Continue
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By Mary Thurwachter
A decade has passed since Michael and Cheryl Crane scooped up a pair of plain-Jane 1950s apartment buildings and transformed them into a…
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By Ron Hayes
Every week or so, a gold, 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass pulls up to the Helping Hands food center on Northwest First Court, where the driver unloads a box of papayas gathered from the trees in his yard.
The Oldsmobile Cutlass has 169,000 miles on the odometer, and…
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By Emily J. Minor
They were different times back then, certainly, what with free love and the women’s movement and the Vietnam War. And for local resident and writer Kristin Alexandre, it was, in so many ways, the defining years of her life.
Young and newly married to an older man with social…
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By Steve Pike
John F. Kennedy once said: “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
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By Steve Pike
You might say Tony Chate auvert owes his job to two things: A navy blue blazer and a box of crayons. The blazer goes back more than 25 years and the crayons go back less than one year.
An explanation: As an aspiring golf professional, Chateauvert, PGA professional and manager of…
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By Steve Pike
Wanda Krowlikowski remembers well her interview for the head golf professional’s job at The Little Club in Gulf Steam.
“I was at a nice table in the dining room with board members looking out on the golf course,” Krowlikowski said. “They asked me if I thought I would be happy…
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Communications consultant Martel and his wife bought their Gulf Stream condominium after they saw the ocean view. Photo by Jerry Lower
By Ron Hayes
Lucy is a very friendly poodle.
Yap! Yap! Yap!
One morning last month, as a…
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Daniel and Mallon hosting…Continue
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By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley
At the Saturday…
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By Tim Norris
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Patricia Fleitas’ story is the classic story of immigrants who came to America to escape oppression and built lives in the new land.
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Being retired and enjoying physical activities outside is great, agree Jeff and Ruth Stein. But, they add, there’s only so much swimming and golfing they can do.
They do not sit around waiting for the world to happen, and even if they were so inclined, “how long can a person sit at the beach?” Ruth…Continue
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When Thelma Gannon worked as a school district business manager in upstate New York, she oversaw a $31 million general-fund budget and all the non-instructional employees. So, her willingness to volunteer at Bethesda Bargain Box was quite a deal for the nonprofit hospital’s auxiliary.
“I had a business background and a broad base of…Continue
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Robert Schonfeld of South Palm Beach may be retired, but from March 1 through Oct.31,
His neighbors call him the Turtle Man, because he walks the five-eighths-mile South Palm Beach shoreline, counting and marking…Continue
John Katsaros has quite a story! And, until recently, not one he was allowed to tell.
During World War II, Katsaros served as a gunner, photographer and engineer in the
U.S. Army Air Corps, when he was barely out of his teens.…
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Meet Your Neighbor — Bruce Gimmy
What have dads (and other guys) found fashionable over the years? The preppy look is always in, one way or another, said Bruce Gimmy, owner of the Trouser Shop…Continue
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Sarah Onnen knew what she wanted to be since she was little, except she never thought it was possible.
Get paid to swim with animals?…
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